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H.R. 6725: To provide for greater safety in the use of firearms. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Dec 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Dec 31, 2012

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A BILL

To provide for greater safety in the use of firearms.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``NRA Members' Gun Safety Act of 2012''.

TITLE I--REQUIRING A BACKGROUND CHECK FOR EVERY FIREARM SALE

SEC. 101. PURPOSE.

The purpose of this title is to extend the Brady Law background check procedures to all sales and transfers of firearms.

SEC. 102. FIREARMS TRANSFERS.

(a) In General.--Chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: ``Sec. 932. Background checks for firearm transfers by unlicensed persons ``(a) Definitions.--In this section-- ``(1) the term `unlicensed transferee' means a person who-- ``(A) is not licensed under this chapter; and ``(B) desires to receive a firearm from an unlicensed transferor; and ``(2) the term `unlicensed transferor' means a person who-- ``(A) is not licensed under this chapter; and ``(B) desires to transfer a firearm to an unlicensed transferee. ``(b) Responsibilities of Transferors Other Than Licensees.-- ``(1) In general.--It shall be unlawful for an unlicensed transferor to transfer a firearm to an unlicensed transferee, unless the firearm is transferred-- ``(A)(i) through a licensed dealer under subsection (d); ``(ii) through a law enforcement agency under subsection (e); ``(iii) after inspecting a permit that confirms a background check under subsection (f); or ``(iv) in accordance with an exception described in subsection (g); and ``(B) in accordance with paragraph (2)....

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Bill Summary

H.R. 6725: To provide for greater safety in the use of firearms.

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